In recent weeks, we have written about the different development incentives currently available across South East Queensland local government areas and funding available under the National Disability Insurance Scheme. This has identified that for certain developments to be eligible they must achieve a “gold standard of living” which begs the question, what is a “gold standard of living”?
Changes to Queensland’s planning legislation has introduced new opportunities for private community infrastructure providers to apply to the Planning Minister for an Infrastructure Designation.
Developers will be encouraged to include rooftop gardens and communal space on new apartment projects under proposed changes to Brisbane’s City Plan.
With the need for retirement and aged care housing options in Brisbane expected to increase by 50% by 2027, Brisbane City Council is proposing an array of amendments to the City Plan 2014 to increase the supply of suitable housing and enable Brisbane residents to retire within their suburb and community.